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Council debates park power
UPDATE: Council sets special meeting for city administrator search
Voyageur's Park gets a redo
July Fourth preparations lack only volunteers
Carlton County Court Report: May 3, 2017
Former Lumberjack to captain UMD men's hockey team
Esko's Donahue fights the 100-yard war
Cloquet's Bender signs letter of intent with Bulldogs
Eskomos earn fourth at state
Carlton concludes special season on the diamond
Bombers & Rebels
Bulldogs & Wrens
Cardinals & Ogichidaa
Nora Elizabeth Doble
Karl Friedrich Loosen
Gregory Allen Dahl
Deacon Terence "Terry" F. Twomey
Stewart "Dugan" James Nephew
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To the Editor: School district needs to save money
All-Night Grad Party is a huge success
Vote 'no' on Carlton referendum
To the Editor: Input encouraged at public meetings on Line 3 Replacement Project
The joy of worrying
Three boys on the beach
Wright-Cromwell News June 8 2017
Hitting the sauce
Wright-Cromwell News June 1, 2017
fond du lac follies
From the Catbird Seat
In Our Own Backyard
Notes From the Small Pond
Slices of Life
Ruth and Keith Reeves are always fishing for adventure
It's a summer for the ages at the Encore
Minnesota State Fair announces new foods for 2017
Nothing is impossible if you work toward achieving it
Let kids play with their food? Sure, sometimes!
arts and entertainment
Birth Announcement: Palmer Kathryn MacDonald
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caring and sharing
Northland Nature: Toad Time Begins in Mid May
Northland couple offer a helping hand for ducks
Part II: Two important Minnesota natives call Kettle River home
Part 1: The Kettle River watershed is scenic, wild and unique
NORTHLAND NATURE: Pine siskins join other finches at the feeder
August 28, 2016
Renewed scholarship recipients announced
The Floy Gilman Scheidler Scholarship Foundation announces the awarding of 10 renewal scholarships of $2,000 each to past recipients of the scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year: Korina Borash, Zachary Liupakka and Christaia Houser from Esko High School, Jake Krezowski and...
August 28, 2016 - 4:14pm
August 19, 2016
CLOQUET SCHOOL BOARD: New middle school is on track
Construction of the new Cloquet Middle School is on time and under budget, said Cloquet Schools Superintendent Ken Scarbrough. Heavy rains have caused some delays, but passersby can see the walls and roof of the swimming pool and gymnasium, which seemed to go up very quickly earlier...
August 19, 2016 - 12:37pm
August 6, 2016
State test results mixed for Carlton County
Carlton County schools offered mixed performances on recent Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) standardized tests given to students this spring. Tests in reading, math and science were given to students across the grade spectrum, with statewide reading and science scores slightly...
August 6, 2016 - 10:24am
July 31, 2016
Carlton schools ask residents for input through phone survey
The Carlton School Board is seeking input from district residents. District residents who receive a telephone call from The Morris Leatherman Company are asked to please take the time to talk to the caller and answer the questions about the school district. Those completing the survey...
July 31, 2016 - 6:19am
July 26, 2016
The following students graduated from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., in spring 2016: Kimberly E. Newton of Cloquet, Master of Arts degree in leadership in student affairs; Emily R. Rikkola of Cloquet, Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology; Christina M. Skalko of...
July 26, 2016 - 12:56pm
July 25, 2016
The Minnesota State Horticultural Society’s 8th District awarded eight students with scholarships at their annual spring meeting May 7 at the Grand Ely Lodge in Ely. The purpose of the 8th District Scholarship Program is to give recognition to students who have exhibited an interest...
July 25, 2016 - 11:58am
July 18, 2016
School board sets election filing dates
Anyone considering running for one of three spots on the Cloquet School Board might want to form an exploratory committee soon, or simply make up his or her mind. Cloquet School Board members approved the election notice at the regular Monday meeting, announcing that the filing period...
July 18, 2016 - 7:49am
July 11, 2016
Cloquet High School 4th Quarter Honor Rolls
“A” HONOR ROLL Grade 9 — Keagen Anderson, Ryan Badger, Hannah Baker, Elijah Benson, MacKenzie Brummer, Abbey Collins, Alexandra Cooke, Olivia Diver, Harlan Foster, Logan Gallup, Brady Hall, Julia Hill, Abby Johnson, Cassandra Johnson, Vanna Kelley, Luke Lamirande, Jared Leslie,...
July 11, 2016 - 3:33pm
July 9, 2016
Peterson receives Floy Gilman memorial scholarship
The Floy Gilman Scheidler Foundation announces the awarding of a new $2,000 scholarships for 2016-2017 to Marc Peterson, a 2014 graduate of Esko High School who is currently studying at the College of St. Scholastica. The late sisters Floy Dickison, former Esko High School English...
July 9, 2016 - 3:38pm
June 28, 2016
Olivia Renee Johnson of Esko graduated with honors from North Dakota State University in Fargo, N.D., in spring 2016. Johnson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. Students graduating with honors earned a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Olivia Warpula of Kettle River...
June 28, 2016 - 12:03pm
June 22, 2016
Alworth Scholarships distributed
Carlton County students receiving the Alworth Scholarship include Mckenzie Kelley, Aleesha Slattengren, Kassidy Steen and Jessica Stone, all of Cloquet; Jennifer Koenig of Cromwell-Wright; and Theodore Carlson Webster and Trenton Menor, both of Esko.
June 22, 2016 - 7:42am
June 21, 2016
Cloquet students earn recognition at Monarch Insect Fair
Brenna Mattson, Cloquet seventh-grader and her project titled “Happy Hermit Crab: what effect do olfactory cues(smells) have on hermit crab...
June 21, 2016 - 10:32am
June 18, 2016
LSC offers free tuition for graduating high school seniors starting fall semester
Lake Superior College offers 84 programs that qualify for the Occupational Grant Pilot Program. In order for a student to participate in the program, the student must start an occupational program during Lake Superior College’s 2016 fall term, which begins Aug. 22.
June 18, 2016 - 9:00am
June 17, 2016
A year-round college-planning calendar for parents, students
Summer is a time for fun, but it's also a good time to research potential schools and scholarship programs and even take a quick campus tour. The U.S. Department of Education's scholarship site (https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/finding-scholarships) offers basic...
June 17, 2016 - 2:41pm
June 12, 2016
Carlton students conduct research at Thomson Reservoir
The advanced chemistry students also analyzed historic data collected from the sediment at the bottom of the reservoir for those same chemicals...
June 12, 2016 - 7:04am